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Marine Engineering & Research Institute – MERI Admission 2012

Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways.

Admission to T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, IMU – Mumbai Campus, Marine Engineering & Research Institute ( MERI ), Kolkata, IMU – Kolkata Campus, Marine Engineering & Research Institute ( MERI ), Mumbai, IMU – Mumbai Campus, National Maritime Academy ( NMA ), Chennai, IMU – Chennai Campus, IMU – Visakhapatnam Campus.

MERI Entrance Exam Date 2012 :

IIT JEE Exam Date : 8th April, 2012 ( Sunday ).
Paper 1 : 09.00 to 12.00 hrs ( IST )
Paper 2 : 14.00 to 17.00 hrs ( IST )

The selection for MERI 2012 Admission to the following programs :

    • BSc ( Nautical Sciences Degree ) – 3 year course at T.S.Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai Campus.

  • BTech ( Marine Engineering Degree ) – 4 year course at Marine Engineering & Research Institute ( MERI ), Kolkata, Kolkata Campus & National Maritime Academy, Chennai, Chennai Campus.
  • BSc ( Maritime Sciences Degree ) – 3 year course at Marine Engineering & Research Institute ( MERI ), Mumbai, Mumbai Campus.
  • Btech ( Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering Degree ) – 4 year Course at Visakhapatnam Campus.

MERI 2012 for the session commencing in August, 2012 will be made through the Joint Entrance Examination ( IIT JEE 2012 ) to be conducted by IITs on 8th April, 2012.

There will be no separate Entrance Examination for MERI admission to the above training institutes and only those candidates who have qualified in IIT – JEE 2012 Examination will be called for MERI counselling 2012 in the month of July / August 2012.

All Indian Nationals seeking admission to the above mentioned institutes must fill up the application form for IIT – JEE and a separate application form issued by Indian Institute of Maritime Studies. 

MERI Eligibility 2012 :

  1. Candidates must have passed ( 10 + 2 ) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
  2. The candidates must have been born on or after 1.10.1987. For SC / ST, candidates must have been born on or after 01.10.1982.
  3. Date of Birth : Candidates belonging to General & OBC Categories must have been born on or after 01.10.1987 and those belonging to SC & ST categories must have been born on or after 01.10.1982.

MERI Seats 2012:

1. 185 MERI Seats are available in T.S.Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai Campus.

2. 123 MERI Seats are available in MERI, Kolkata, kolkata Campus.

3. 46 MERI Seats are available in MERI –  Mumbai, Mumbai Campus.

4. 40 MERI Seats are available in NMA-Chennai, Chennai Campus.

5. 40 MERI Seats are available in Visakhapatnam Campus.

Out of these 10 MERI Seats are reserved for foreign nationals.

MERI Reservation of Seats :

  1. 15% are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates & 27% are reserved for OBC candidates belonging to non – creamy layer.

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